Address at the Eleventh Regular Meeting of the Business Organization of the Government

February 18, 2021

Title: Address at the Eleventh Regular Meeting of the Business Organization on the Government Date: June 21, 1926 Location: Memorial Continental Hall, Washington, D.C. (Original document available here) The more these business meetings of the United States Government increase in number the more I am impressed with their surpassing importance. They are held for the purpose of discussing […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 20, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 20, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) One of our great business associations estimates the national wealth, according to the latest returns, for 1929, at three hundred and sixty-one billion dollars. Of this great sum it is well known that a generous proportion depends on order and security. Perhaps those are […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, November 6, 1930

January 22, 2021

Date: November 6, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The election revealed little that was not already known. The reaction against unfavorable trade conditions was not so severe as in some previous campaigns. With the event behind us the country can now give its undivided attention to improvements in its business structure. It is […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 1, 1931

January 20, 2021

Date: May 1, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge argues that government should not control businesses.  (Original document available here) With the convocation of representatives of various lines of industry have come proposals for controlling and standardizing business. Almost all these suggestions are for artificial rules of conduct to save a situation from the inevitable […]

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